Mistrial in Cancer Case Against Philip Morris After Jury Deadlocks on Damages

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 16, 2017 11:33:35 AM


Gary Paige delivers his closing argument on behalf of Jo Freeman in trial against Philip Morris. 

Gainesville, FL—After one juror rejected a purported verdict and the jury later announced themselves hopelessly deadlocked on damage questions, a state court judge Thursday declared a mistrial over Philip Morris’ alleged role in the cancer death of a Florida smoker. Freeman v. Philip Morris, 2015CA003930.

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Topics: tobacco, Engle Progeny, Florida, Freeman v. Philip Morris, Freeman v. Philip Morris USA